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NRA Makes New Gas Discovery at Risha

Jordan's Natural Resources Authority (NRA) has made a new gas discovery atRisha in the northeastern part of the country near the Iraqi border about 240miles from 'Amman. Natural gas is already being produced from two wells at Risha,which were drilled by the NRA in 1987 (MEES, 13 July and 31 August 1987). Thegas produced at present, estimated at some 15mn cu. ft./day, is being used tofuel an electric power station built...